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Fez from Casablanca Private Tour
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Full-Day Private Tour to Fez from Casablanca
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ritual bath” (5 reviews)
“holy place” (2 reviews)
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Fes, Morocco
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"jewish history"
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"ritual bath"
in 5 reviews
"holy place"
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"interesting visit"
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"worth a visit"
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"old city"
in 3 reviews
"torah"
in 20 reviews
"caretaker"
in 8 reviews
"jews"
in 12 reviews
"mellah"
in 10 reviews
"congregation"
in 5 reviews
"century"
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"ark"
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"ibn"
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"tolerance"
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"worship"
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"morocco"
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

It is amazing to see this synagogue and it helps open the door to learning more about Moroccos rich and diverse history. It is wonderful that the synagogue is protected and able to be visited and enjoyed. It is totally safe to visit and nobody...More

Thank travelbugAZ
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

We stopped in here with our guide who wanted to be sure that we saw the very ancient Torah still here in the Holy place and to reinforce how long ago that Jews and Muslims lived close together and in harmony with each other.

Thank tom l
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We struggled to find it the first time round, with loads of touts offering to show us the way which we rejected, but the second time round we actually saw a sign leading us to it which was helpful. It is a small building which...More

Thank doofvfood
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Jewish community of Fez is the oldest in Morocco and date back to the establishment of the city. When Merenids built Fes Jdid, they moved Jew community closer to palace because they were valuable administrators, bureaucrats and traders for the dynasty. Name of their quarter,...More

4  Thank NikolaCelic
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

This synagogue is a great place to view what has happened to the Jews in Fes and they had great pictures surrounding each room to see who the important people were of that time. Time for pictures and to donate.

Thank colinbW6984OI
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This restored house of worship was lovingly repurposed over several years. . From the 17 th century was built after the explosion of Sephardic Jews in Spain. Very popular tourist place it has decorations dedicated by worshippers and is one of 18 original synagogues remaining....More

Thank Allan S
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

This was one more interesting stop on a fascinating tour of the souk in Fes. Our guide in the synagogue was informative and friendly, like all the people we met in Morocco.

Thank barbizondamazon
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Well-maintained site and remaining vestige of Jewish influence in the community of Fes. Only the Berbers predate the Jews who flourished in Morroco centuries before the Romans and then the Arabs. The houses have European influence and balconies facing the street unlike Muslim quarter where...More

Thank HARRY92264
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

The synagogue was small, and a bit out of the way, in the old Jewish quarter. Although we didn't spend too much time here, it was interesting learning about the Jewish history in what is now a predominately Muslim country. It's no longer in use...More

Thank Cristiana H
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

A small quiet synagogue in busy Fes. we spent 30 or so minutes visiting. Its so much simpler then the temples in the metropolitan NYC area. We sat for a while just taking it all in. I am glad people are taking the effort to...More

Thank Howierw
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jfgreen2
7 June 2017|
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Response from taliesgrandma | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the synagogue is only open to visitors to see the building. I don't believe that they have services any more.
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